John Myung: “Every song, every album, every musician is a potential teacher. It’s just a matter of whether you’re open enough to see it that way“

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Progressive metallers Dream Theater, now 31 years into their career, have recently released their ninth live album – an impressive statistic, given how hard it is these days to get a single studio release out, let alone a live one. 

Distant Memories – Live In London was recorded last year at the quintet’s sold-out live show at the Apollo Theater in London, UK, when the band were touring their latest studio album Distance Over Time and celebrating the 20th anniversary of their concept album Metropolis Part 2 – Scenes From A Memory

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